by Sarah Smith

Christmas With Ulcerative Colitis

by Sarah Smith

This year will be Sarah’s second Christmas with an ileostomy. In this blog she shares what the festive period was like for her struggling with symptoms of ulcerative colitis, and how having a stoma has improved the quality of her life.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma

by Stephie Simpson

My Worry-Free Christmas With An Ileostomy

by Stephie Simpson

Stephie discusses why she’s looking forward to Christmas this year and how her stoma journey has played a part in this.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma

by Sam Melling

My Top Tips For Enjoying Christmas With A Stoma

by Sam Melling

Sam is looking forward to Christmas and all the festivities that occur at this time of the year. In this blog, she shares her advice for managing stoma worries over the festive period.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma

by Jen McGregor

Christmas With Short Bowel Syndrome And Severe Strictures

by Jen McGregor

This Christmas will be slightly different for Jen as she now has a few extra things to consider when it comes to her health. In this blog she shares how she’ll be managing her short bowel syndrome and strictures, along with her ileostomy and Crohn’s disease.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Chronic Illness

by Year of the Nurse

Sharon Leighton My Nursing Inspiration

by Year of the Nurse

For our final blog of the year about inspirational nurses, Sharon Leighton from the SecuriCare Stoma Care Nursing Team, tells us how she was inspired to become a nurse and how she hopes to inspire others

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Categories: SecuriCare Team

by Nathan Wheeler

Learning To Accept What Happened

by Nathan Wheeler

It took Nathan many years to accept his stoma surgery and ileostomy, but he is now at ease with his life as an ostomate and openly discusses what it’s like to have a stoma, raising awareness for others who may be struggling as he did. In this blog he shares a few of the things that helped him come to terms with his ileostomy.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Surgery, Mental Health

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